Improper Notice to Vacate Letter (write-in-the-blank form)
Authored By: Montana Legal Services Association (MLSA)
Before You Start
A notice to vacate usually tells you something you did wrong and that you have so many days to fix whatever you did or move out. For example, your landlord might give you a notice that says you have not paid rent and you have three days to pay or move out.
You can download and fill out this free write-in-the-blank letter to tell your landlord that they sent you an Improper Notice to Vacate. An improper notice is a notice that does not match what the law requires. You can learn more about what the law requires in our article What is a Legal Notice to Vacate.
Do not use this letter if:
- You own your mobile home and rent the lot it sits on, or
- You have been served with eviction court papers.
If you have been served with eviction court papers, go to our 5 Steps to Take When Served with Eviction Court Papers.
If you own your mobile home and rent the lot it sits on, it’s a good idea to read our article Mobile Home Lot Rentals (FAQs).
The letter comes with instructions to help you fill it out, send it to your landlord, and ideas for what to do next. You can download the Improper Notice to Vacate Letter below.
Need more information?
The form has instructions on how to fill it out and what to do once it is filled out. If you have further questions about your rights or this form, it would be a good idea to read our article What is a Legal Notice to Vacate.
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